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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
the s&p 500 was down by 8. >>> the american greetings corporation may soon be sending out a thank you card. a group of investors led by the company's c.e.o. wants to buy the greeting card maker and take it private. the deal would involve about $580 million but the company's board still has to approve it. >>> mcdonald's putting something new on the menu. television. the fast food giant is releasing the m channel, m like mcdonald's in restaurants that features news, sports and entertainment but the satellite feed will not be the same everywhere you go. some mcdonald's will have local programming as well. it's only being shown in a handful of stores now but could expand nationwide within the next 18 months. >>> the people who brought you the wildly popular angry birds have a new app. your kids have probably been talking about it for weeks. it's called bad piggies. while the angry birds destroy things, the piggies are builders. the angry birds franchise made more than $100 million last year alone. my kid has been talking about the upcoming release of bad piggies for weeks now. >> you
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
there. let's go right to news 4's melissa mollet with what we know now. melissa, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police are still on the scene at lincoln and "r." this is what we understand. the call for an aggravated assault went out at 3:30 this morning. an adult male was found on the steps in front of the lincoln road apartment. he had multiple stab wounds to his chest. at this point, he was not speaking to police. so they do not have any suspect information or information about what happens. a block here is shut down as police try to figure out what happened here. they say the man was conscious and breathing when he was taken to med-star, and he is expected to recover. as soon as we get any information, we will pass that along. melissa mollet, news 4. back to you. >>> a developing story out of the middle east. protests over a film critical of the muslim prophet muhammad are turning deadly. secretary of state hillary clinton confirming demonstrators killed a state department officer at the u.s. consulate in the libyan city of benghazi. clinton is calling on libya's
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
ground on more homes. the dow stands at 13,577. nasdaq was up by about 5 points and s&p 500 was better by nearly 2 points. >>> the sluggish economy we've all endured the past few years may finally be close to ending. new census data suggests americans are on the move again. roughly 12% of the nation's population or 36.5 million people moved to a new home in the past year. roughly 5.6 million adults age 25 to 34 or that were said to be 13.6% live at home with mom and dad. a decrease from 14.2% in the previous year. the census data suggests modest improvements in the job market as well as rising college enrollment. these are all factors in this movement. >>> ikea is thinking big, the big box store famous for budget priced furniture plans for more than doubling the pace of store openings by 2020. it hopes to increase its presence in the u.s. and get a bigger foothold in fast growing marks such as china. >>> do you like yogurt? apparently it can help with your blood pressure if you have high blood pressure. we'll explain. >> more on that story. plus, we'll have your weather first. really good
NBC
Sep 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
streak. the dow lost 40 points. nasdaq was off by 5 and the s&p 500 was down by about 4.5. >>> shares of groupon does not do well -- did not do well yesterday. they fell 7 after a new survey of more than a hundred merchants found more than a third of them wouldn't do business with the daily deal internet company again. investors are worried the demand for the deal isn't as strong as it was and they have concern abouts groupon itself. shares of groupon have lost about three-quarters of their value since going public last year. >>> an important heads up if a loved one of yours owns a 2012 ford edge. ford is recalling 5500 of these vehicles because of concern the fuel lines can leak and potentially cause a fire under the hood. the problem was caught by a part in the fuel line that could crack. if it did drivers would detect a noticeable smell of gasoline. they have two liter engines. ford is sending notices to owners to take their vehicles to a dealer for free repairs. the company is aware of 12 cases of fuel leaks but not reported accidents, injuries or fire. just getting ahead of this
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
potential for heavy rain has residents in d.c.'s bloomingdale neighbor hhood bracing. sunday night, that street literally became a river. crews had to use a small boat to rescue a man from his car. flooding has become so common that some homeowners have spent thousands to keep the water out. >> when the water starts to overflow it comes into the sump pump here and gets pumped out. >> we put a back preventer in inside. >> the pipes in the area are too old and too small to handle the huge flow of water but they are looking into short-term solutions. >>> 4:31. time for a look at the forecast. flooding in the area. sprinkles this morning, too. >> sprinkles and full out showers in other areas. of course, that area around bloomingdale could get more heavy rain today. you've got kids going back to school in northern virginia. you've got traffic and now the weather, too. throughout the area, some rain is falling that i think is going to continue right into that 7:00, 8:00 hour. 76, the temperature. high dew point temperature right now at 72 degrees to go along with that air temperature. you can
NBC
Sep 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
, clear sky. look at that. it's down into the mid 50s in prince gorges s -- prince geos county, fairfax. farther south in southern maryland as well as across much of maryland and virginia, all those areas in the dark green are in the 50s and it's dipped down to near 50 in some of the highlands out in west virginia, along the chesapeake bay as well, down into the low and mid 50s this morning. clear under a cool sky, still in the 50s. sunrise 6:48. by noontime, should be another beautiful day for an outdoor lunch. low humidity with sunshine. a few clouds popping up in the mid afternoon, but highs around 80 by mid afternoon. bill back with the hometown forecast in ten minutes. >>> if you're traveling on the roads, still dealing with some construction. let's start with the interloop and outer belt of the beltway around university boulevard. left lane is blocked in both directions, but that road work should be ending soon. also, had construction on the inner loop and outer loop, this time at kennelworth avenue. you can see the travel lanes are open. at one point, just one lane was getting by
NBC
Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
all- time high. it was up by about 12 points. the nasdaq was down by a point and the s&p 500 lost about 2. mgm resorts international is spending millions to try to convince maryland voters to extend a referendum. the company spend about 8.4 million to advertise across the state leading up to november's election. mgm onces to build a new casino in prince george's county in national harbor n. cross-penn national gaming has spent gldz 9.5 million for ads which opposes the expansion. they own the casino north of baltimore in perryville and own a casino in charles town, west virginia just across the maryland boarder. we call that skinning the game. >> spend the money now and save money later. >> a lot of money around. terrible. thanks, jess. >>> a new drug intended to help fight obesity is available now. >> we're back in two minutes with more on that story. plus, your weather first. we've got a cooldown coming your way. >>> good morning. welcome back to nine fine now. 4:45. we're mid week. i was out driving, not sensible because i shouldn't have been out but the dogs didn't have any fo
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
in one eye, unable to walk or feed himself. d.c.'s police chief announced the arrest of three suspects wednesday night. >> i can't say enough about how hard breaking it is to see that something as simple as a piece of property or a cell phone will cause someone the type of injury and grief that these three individuals have caused the maslin family. >> reporter: police now say the same night that they attacked maslin, the three young suspects robbed two other men in adams morgan and got caught. police say they found maslin's iphone on one suspect but they did not trace it, not until a tipster recognized one of the suspect's white hyundai from surveillance video and police finally closed the loop this week, six weeks after maslin was beaten and left for dead on capitol hill. >> a phone. a phone. it's just despicable. >> reporter: at d.c. superior court, bruce leshan, 9news now. >>> the family after woman killed by a hit and run driver made an emotional public plea yesterday. a year ago ebony johnson was hit and they say her four children still ask when mommy is coming home. poli
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
to highest level since december 2007. the s&p 500 jumped to its highest level in 4 1/2 years. and the nasdaq hit a 12-year high. >>> both conventions are now over and today both president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are headed to the same battleground state. the president will speak at a museum in port smith and travel to university of iowa. mitt romney will attend tonight and will release a dozen new television commercials today. president obama is hoping he convinced people to vote for him after his speech at the democratic national convention. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> the pot. >> pat: outlined his accomplishments over the last four years. he also acknowledged that it will take much longer to solve challenges that built up over decades. the president said mitt romney's view on foreign policy are out of reach and his strategy would reverse progress. >> you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you can't visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. my opponent said that it was tragic to end the war in iraq,
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
armstrong also serves as a reminder to never stop discovering. >>> the problem of the n.f.l. 's replacement eves is about to boil -- replacement refs is about to boil over. the saddle seahawks hosted the green bay packers. >> take a look at this video. less than five seconds left, the quarterback threw a hail mary. the receiver pate comes down. looks like a touchdown when you first see it but check out the replay. it shows that he pushed off in the end zone. there should have been a flag. it also showed the packer defender actually came down with the ball. >> pate says he had control too. >> the referee said it was a touchdown. the seahawks with a come from behind win, 14-12. people are a little upset if you're a packer fan. he has control of the ball there. comes down. he said he wrapped his arms around it. >> after. >> i heard him and he-- >> the video evidence is there. >> it was a perfect ending to my lousy sports weekend. >> the seahawks coach said good call. >> right, sure. let's move on. >>> it is 4:37. we're in for another least another nice day. we just have to make it
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
those three states alone. that's more than half the total spent. >>> one of d.c.'s largest high-end shopping events kicks off today. this year's event is being held at the mazza gallery. we checked and there are still general admission and benefactor's tickets available. tickets range between $40 and $250. and the proceeds go to charity. that's important. it's going to the citar center this year. >>> 4:38 is our time. ahead, kids in chicago will spend another day out of the classroom. coming up, the issue that's holding up talks in the teachers strike. >>> plus, new criticism. why some say the utility has so much trouble restoring power. >>> another school start to the morning but shaping up to be a day you'll want to spend outside. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with your >>> harper holding. zimmerman drives this one to nter. torres can only watch it. that's up on the batter's eye. the nationals lead, 3-0. >> there we go. the nationals' first place lead is back to 6 1/2 games. they beat the mets last night in new york, and the braves fell to the brewers, 4-1. the nats's geo
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> d.c.'s department of health will meet to try to figure out a way to solve the growing mosquito problem in the district. people living on "m" street northwest at tenth blame the canopy keepers used to water trees along the sidewalks. they say it's breeding ground for mosquitoes, and with the threat of west nile virus, residents are cautious about how long they're staying outside. >> you can't sit out anymore. it's just been awful. knowing someone who's had west nile virus last year and is totally incapacitated, it's on your mind all the time now. >> health experts say to pour out or get rid of any standing water in your yard or neighborhood. they also recommend using mosquito repellant and avoiding walking outside around dusk and dawn. make sure you got a lot of deet in that repellant. >> got to watch out for the standing water. we've been warned a lot about that. coming up on 4:51 is our time right now. tom kierein is here. no fresh standing water coming down lately. >> not until next week. i'll have the latest on that coming up. a lot going on this weekend. first of all, tonight, high
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
folks we talked to in public, the restaurant there in d.c.'s tinnily town, they watched the game. fans said it's like a whole new team with rg3 as the leader. >> i'm glad to see that d.c. finally got its time, and the redskins are finally here. >> i love it. rg3, the future is now. this is awesome. >> this is pretty exciting. i didn't have my hopes up too high, but they've passed every expectation i had. >> the redskins travel to solution to take on the rams next weekend. rg3 makes his home debut on september 23rd against the bengals. a lot of people who aren't necessarily huge redskins fans are like, whoa, it's only the first game. you don't want to put too much pressure. >> we can bask in the glory of the first game. >> absolutely. >> the fact we beat the saints, we scored 40 points, which is the first time, i think, in 60 years -- over 60 years that a rookie quarterback scored 40 points for the redskins. and not only that but that his debut game went so well. >> it's a good thing. >> if we could just celebrate this today. >> and we need to move on. >> that's right. >>> ahead o
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
was down by 43 and the s&p 500 was off by 15. >>> greece is bracing for a nationwide general strike today. it's expected to affect everything from ferries to schools and hospitals. unions are calling the strike -- rather calling the strike to protest new austerity measures that include further pension and pay cuts. >>> protests in spain turned violent tuesday as riots blocked off abscess to the parl -- access to the parliament building in madrid. >>> and barnes and noble says it's launching a video service this fall that will let users buy and rent movies and television shows on their tvs and mobile devices. it puts them in direct competition with other online video providers, including apple and am disonl. barnes and noble also watching new nooks with a beefed up hardware and new 9-inch tablet size. everyone has got one. >> amazing. >> everybody has an hd tablet now. >> good to have you back, jess. >> thanks. >>> dulles airport, a new screening which will allow passengers to coast through security. >> we'll have that story plus your weather first when we return in just two minutes.
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